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Home Syria ISIS defeat in western Raqqa inevitable as Kurdish troops seize over half... - AMN Al-Masdar News (registration);

Home Syria ISIS defeat in western Raqqa inevitable as Kurdish troops seize over half... - AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)

AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)Home Syria ISIS defeat in western Raqqa inevitable as Kurdish troops seize over half...AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)DAMASCUS, SYRIA (11:30 P.M.) – Facing overwhelming odds, the Islamic State proved unable to withhold a Kurdish onslaught in western Raqqa as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) secured over half of Tabqa city today. Sweeping through the city center, ...and more »

SDF forces capture more ground in Syria's Tabqa amid ISIS retreat - ARA News

SDF forces capture more ground in Syria's Tabqa amid ISIS retreatARA NewsSoldiers of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) take a number of ISIS militants captive subsequent to clashes in western Raqqa. Photo: SDF-MC. Read More. Russia shows more support for Syrian Kurds after Turkish airstrikes · US-led coalition disagrees ...and more »

A waterway lifeline for US-backed Syria force fighting Daesh - Arab News;

A waterway lifeline for US-backed Syria force fighting Daesh - Arab News

Arab NewsA waterway lifeline for US-backed Syria force fighting DaeshArab NewsMembers of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) stand on a boat at Lake Assad, an enormous reservoir created by the Tabqa dam, on Saturday. (AFP). LAKE ASSAD, Syria: As US-backed fighters advance on Daesh's de facto Syrian stronghold Raqqa, ...and more »

Syrian fishermen lend their boats to aid escape from ISIL - The National;

Syrian fishermen lend their boats to aid escape from ISIL - The National

The NationalSyrian fishermen lend their boats to aid escape from ISILThe NationalLAKE ASSAD, SYRIA // A waterway corridor has become a key supply line in the advance on Raqqa, ISIL's stronghold in Syria. Lake Assad, an enormous reservoir created by the dam at Tabqa is also providing an escape route for displaced civilians.and more »

US-backed militias claim big advance against Isil in Syria's Tabqa - Telegraph.co.uk;

US-backed militias claim big advance against Isil in Syria's Tabqa - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukUS-backed militias claim big advance against Isil in Syria's TabqaTelegraph.co.ukUS-backed forces made major advances against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) on Sunday in the Syrian town of Tabqa, north of Raqqa, clearing the jihadists from six neighbourhoods. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a coalition of Kurdish ...and more »

Syria war: IS driven back in Tabqa, US-backed fighters say - BBC News;

Syria war: IS driven back in Tabqa, US-backed fighters say - BBC News

BBC NewsSyria war: IS driven back in Tabqa, US-backed fighters sayBBC NewsUS-backed Syrian fighters say they have made more gains in their battle with Islamic State (IS) militants for the strategic city of Tabqa. Amid fierce street fighting, allied Kurdish and Arab militias known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) say ...and more »

US-backed Syria force advances against IS in Tabqa - Daily Times;

US-backed Syria force advances against IS in Tabqa - Daily Times

Daily TimesUS-backed Syria force advances against IS in TabqaDaily TimesBEIRUT: A US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance is advancing against the Islamic State group in the key town of Tabqa near the jihadist bastion of Raqa in northern Syria, a monitor said Sunday. The Syrian Democratic Forces now control at least 40 percent of ...and more »

Over dozen killed in US-led strikes in Syria's Raqqah - Press TV;

Over dozen killed in US-led strikes in Syria's Raqqah - Press TV

Press TVOver dozen killed in US-led strikes in Syria's RaqqahPress TVAn F/A-18E Super Hornet takes off from the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, on October 23, 2016, in the Persian Gulf. (Photo by AFP). At least 14 people have been killed when the US-led coalition purportedly fighting Daesh Takfiri terrorists ...and more »

US-backed alliance moves deeper into Syria's Tabqa city - TRT World;

US-backed alliance moves deeper into Syria's Tabqa city - TRT World

TRT WorldUS-backed alliance moves deeper into Syria's Tabqa cityTRT WorldThe US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces say they made a big advance in the strategic city as part of campaign to drive Daesh from its stronghold of Raqqa. Photo by: AFP. SDF entered Tabqa on Monday as part of offensive against Raqqa, Daesh's ...and more »

Syrian Kurds Drive Daesh From 6 Districts of Al-Tabqah Near Raqqa - Sputnik International;

Syrian Kurds Drive Daesh From 6 Districts of Al-Tabqah Near Raqqa - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalSyrian Kurds Drive Daesh From 6 Districts of Al-Tabqah Near RaqqaSputnik InternationalThe Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have liberated six districts of the country's northern city of Al-Tabqah occupied by Daesh near the city of Raqqa, the SDF said in a statement. A bomber flies over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes ...and more »

US-backed militias claim big advance against IS in key Syrian town - Deutsche Welle;

US-backed militias claim big advance against IS in key Syrian town - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleUS-backed militias claim big advance against IS in key Syrian townDeutsche WelleThe advances in the town of Tabqa are the result of a monthlong struggle against Islamic State militants. The jihadis have fought back with weaponized drones, in street-to-street combat and with suicide bombers. Syrien Kampf um Tabqa ...and more »

Syrian Civilians Killed in Air Raid by US-Led Coalition - Prensa Latina

Syrian Civilians Killed in Air Raid by US-Led CoalitionPrensa LatinaDamascus, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) Syrian television reported on Sunday that at least eight civilians were killed in an air raid by the international coalition led by the United States in Raqqa province, 542 kilometers northeast of Damascus. The reports ...and more »

'Big advance' achieved against ISIS in Syria's Tabqa, says SDF - NRT;

'Big advance' achieved against ISIS in Syria's Tabqa, says SDF - NRT

NRT'Big advance' achieved against ISIS in Syria's Tabqa, says SDFNRTSULAIMANI —The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Sunday (April 30) they had made a “big advance” against the Islamic State (ISIS) in the key town of Tabqa near the jihadist bastion of Raqqa in northern Syria. The SDF said in a ...and more »

'Hundreds of us will die in Raqqa': the women fighting Isis - The Guardian;

'Hundreds of us will die in Raqqa': the women fighting Isis - The Guardian

The Guardian'Hundreds of us will die in Raqqa': the women fighting IsisThe GuardianKimberley Taylor from Blackburn is part of the all-female Kurdish force battling to rout Islamic State. Driving them on is the chance to free women enslaved by the extremists: 'It starts with fighting Daesh, then the mentality of the male'. by Mark ...and more »

US-led coalition airstrikes kill 14 civilians in northern Syria - TV report - TASS

US-led coalition airstrikes kill 14 civilians in northern Syria - TV reportTASSKUWAIT CITY, April 30. /TASS/. At least 14 civilians were killed by airstrikes carried out by the US-led international coalition in the outskirts of Raqqa, in northern Syria, Al Mayadeen TV channel reported on Sunday. The alliance's Air Force delivered ...and more »

Airstrikes on Raqqa as Syrian Democratic Forces advance in Tabqa - Asharq Al-awsat English

Airstrikes on Raqqa as Syrian Democratic Forces advance in TabqaAsharq Al-awsat EnglishThe Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announced that fighter jets carried out raids on dawn on Sunday on the city of Raqqa, the stronghold of the ISIS terrorist group. The strikes coincided with strikes on the al-Jisr al-Jadeed area that connects the ...and more »

Eight Civilians Killed in US-Led Coalition's Airstrike West of Syria's Raqqa - Sputnik International;

Eight Civilians Killed in US-Led Coalition's Airstrike West of Syria's Raqqa - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalEight Civilians Killed in US-Led Coalition's Airstrike West of Syria's RaqqaSputnik InternationalAn airstrike of the US-led anti-terror coalition has claimed lives of eight civilians in the Syrian city of Al-Tabqah, west of Raqqa, local media reported Sunday. US soldiers stand near military vehicles, north of Raqqa city, Syria. File photo ...and more »

US-backed forces advance on town near Raqqah: Monitor - Press TV;

US-backed forces advance on town near Raqqah: Monitor - Press TV

Press TVUS-backed forces advance on town near Raqqah: MonitorPress TVMembers of the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) warm themselves by a fire on the bank of the Euphrates River, west of Raqqah, Syria, April 8, 2017. (Photo by Reuters). US-backed Kurdish fighters are reportedly advancing against Daesh in a town ...and more »

Kurdish-Arab force makes gains against ISIL in Tabqa - Aljazeera.com;

Kurdish-Arab force makes gains against ISIL in Tabqa - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comKurdish-Arab force makes gains against ISIL in TabqaAljazeera.comFighting rages on, with US-backed SDF controlling ahout 40 percent of strategic town near ISIL's stronghold of Raqqa. 30 Apr 2017 11:29 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. All Social ...and more »

US-backed militias claim big advance against IS in Syria's Tabqa - The Star Online;

US-backed militias claim big advance against IS in Syria's Tabqa - The Star Online

The Star OnlineUS-backed militias claim big advance against IS in Syria's TabqaThe Star OnlineBEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias said on Sunday they had made a big advance in Tabqa, a strategically vital town controlling Syria's largest dam, in their campaign to drive Islamic State from its stronghold of Raqqa, 40km (25 miles) downstream.and more »